San Antonio B-Cycle

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San Antonio B-cycle
Sanantoniobcyclelogo.jpg
Overview
LocaleSan Antonio
Transit typeBicycle sharing system
Number of stations56
Website[1]
Operation
Began operationMarch 26, 2011
Operator(s)B-Cycle.[1]
Number of vehicles600
The Main Plaza B-cycle station
Customer riding the bike in front of the Alamo in downtown San Antonio.

San Antonio B-cycle is a privately owned for-profit public bicycle sharing system that serves San Antonio. In operation since March 26, 2011, it is the largest bike sharing program in Texas and the second largest bike sharing program in the B-Cycle program.[2]

As of June 2013, the San Antonio B-cycle system consisted of 42 stations and over 400 bikes. By the end of 2013, 11 more stations will be added which will increase the bike count to 450.[3]

In 2014, B-Cycle will expand to 68 stations and 600 bikes.[4]

History[edit]

San Antonio B-cycle was the first bike share program to be launched in Texas. The first phase of San Antonio B-cycle was launched on March 26, 2011. In the first six months of operation, San Antonio B-cyclers took over 16,000 trips and generated 857 annual passes and 2,795 day passes.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "About San Antonio B-Cycle About". B-Cycle. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  2. ^ "City of SA approves another $1M to expand B-cycle system". KENS 5. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  3. ^ "San Antonio B-Cycle announces additional bicycle stations to be added next month". San Antonio Business Journal. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  4. ^ "San Antonio Bike Share plans more expansion for B-cycle program". San Antonio Business Journal. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  5. ^ San Antonio B-Cycle Municipal Bike Share System (PDF), 30 September 2011, retrieved 20 June 2013

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